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The FDA Approves The First-Ever Cannabis Medicine For Prescription

The FDA Approves The First-Ever Cannabis Medicine For Prescription Gover said the approval signals "validation of the science of cannabinoid medication". The drug is derived from the cannabidiol of cannabis , and, as the plant is yet to be decriminalized by federal regulators, its approval gives GW Pharma a lead among cannabis-exposed companies in the USA financial markets. [Full Article...]

Arizona pharmacist refuses to fill woman's prescription to end pregnancy

Arizona pharmacist refuses to fill woman's prescription to end pregnancy But on Thursday, when Arteaga and her 7-year-old son went to a Walgreen's location in Peoria, Arizona to pick up the medicine, she said the pharmacist on duty refused to fill the prescription. She was able to pick up the medication with no issues Saturday. Walgreens said that the company policy actually allows pharmacists to step away from filling prescriptions for which they have personal o... [Full Article...]

US approves first marijuana plant-derived drug for epilepsy

Many individuals report experiencing relief from epilepsy symptoms after smoking a high CBD strain of cannabis or consuming CBD pills, which exclusively or primarily contain cannabidiol. "Our biggest concerns with the artisanal [or supplement] versions of CBD were related to the consistency", Carson says. In the meantime, it is possible that once on the market, Epidiolex could be prescribed for ... [Full Article...]

First Human Case of West Nile Virus In Illinois For 2018

First Human Case of West Nile Virus In Illinois For 2018 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . The DuPage County Health Department has a Personal Protection Index created to inform residents of the amount of West Nile virus activity in the county. Many people infected with the virus experience no symptoms, and others may have fevers or flu-like symptoms. Mosquitoes in Lancaster County have tested positive for West Nile virus, officials repor... [Full Article...]

Herpes Virus May Play Role In Alzheimer’s, Study Says

Herpes Virus May Play Role In Alzheimer’s, Study Says Herpes virus causes contagious sores, most often around the mouth or on the genitals. Those herpes strains, which cause a mild childhood disease called roseola , are found in 90 percent of children in the United States and usually go dormant in childhood, but can reactivate in times of illness or stress. [Full Article...]

Moving lump on woman's face turns out to be worm

Moving lump on woman's face turns out to be worm A 32-year-old patient took selfies of a lump that shifted around her face. Five days later, another bump appeared above her left eye. The woman experienced some itching and burning and went to an ophthalmologist to get the lump checked out, according to a case study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine ( NEJM ). [Full Article...]

Shilpa and Kangana lead Bollywood brigade on International Yoga Day 2018

Shilpa and Kangana lead Bollywood brigade on International Yoga Day 2018 Just like Shilpa Shetty Kundra , the actress has also released her fitness CD's which showcase various combinations of exercises. With a schedule as busy as hers and a body to maintain, we understand why she loves it so much. The actress never fails to take to her Instagram account to tell followers that Yoga is the best. Alia Bhatt , who is now riding high on the success of her last film "Raa... [Full Article...]

Gosport War Memorial Hospital: Families call for charges against doctor

Gosport War Memorial Hospital: Families call for charges against doctor The deaths have already led to four police and Crown Prosecution Service probes, a NHS investigation, a General Medical Council hearing and a special "death audit". "There was a disregard for human life and a culture of shortening the lives of a large number of patients by prescribing and administering "dangerous doses" of a hazardous combination of medication not clinically indicated or justified... [Full Article...]

High-level viruses found in Alzheimer's disease brain

High-level viruses found in Alzheimer's disease brain While a group of dedicated scientists continued to toil away at investigations correlating viral infections with Alzheimer's, the general research community began to focus on the amyloid hypothesis as the fundamental causal explanation behind the disease. [Full Article...]

DOL Finalizes AHP Rule in Slightly Narrower Form

DOL Finalizes AHP Rule in Slightly Narrower Form This Association Health Plan (AHP) reform will address numerous inequities between small and large businesses in access to that coverage. Underwood and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said the new rule , which could lead to millions shirking the Obamacare market and purchasing association health plans (AHPs) instead, exceeds the administration's authority and will "invite frau... [Full Article...]

Marijuana Legalization Set for October 17, Trudeau says

Marijuana Legalization Set for October 17, Trudeau says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement during question period in the House of Commons on Wednesday, a day after the pot legalization bill, Bill C-45, passed by a vote of 52 to 29 in the Senate. But most provinces have raised the minimum age to 19, often in accordance with the legal drinking age. "We recognize that anyone who is now purchasing marijuana is participating in illega... [Full Article...]

Mosquitos collected in Central El Paso test positive for West Nile

Mosquitos collected in Central El Paso test positive for West Nile The virus, which is spread through mosquito bites, is rare for humans to contract, but it can be deadly. So far this year, the district reported that 8 birds and 13 mosquito samples have been found positive for West Nile Virus in Sacramento County. [Full Article...]

Britain's Johnson says 'Brexit dividend' part of health funding

Britain's Johnson says 'Brexit dividend' part of health funding Boris Johnson, the Foreign Secretary, tweeted yesterday: "Fantastic news on NHS funding - a down payment on the cash we will soon get back from our European Union payments". But she added: 'It is essential that as more details of her long-term plan are announced, general practice is recognised for the vital role it plays in delivering safe, effective patient care in the community, and keeping th... [Full Article...]

Trump backs down over family separations

Trump backs down over family separations Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, one of 13 Senate Republicans who signed a letter urging Trump to end his administration's separation policy, was also waiting on the yet unknown details. Both bills include language to end the controversial White House policy of separating migrant parents from their children at the border. The president made clear that separating parents and children was "certainly no... [Full Article...]

Yoga Day 2018 celebrated all over the world

Yoga Day 2018 celebrated all over the world Modi inaugurated the "YO1 Nature Cure Center" in the Catskills area of NY through a video link on the occasion of 4th International Day of Yoga . It is hard to say just how many people practise yoga around the world today, although some estimate it could be up to around 200 to 300 million. [Full Article...]

Cigarette smoking reaches new low in the US

Cigarette smoking reaches new low in the US For perspective, 50 years ago, more than 40% of Americans were smokers. Smoking in the USA has hit another all-time low. The American Cancer Society recently argued the use of harm reduction devices like a vape should be encouraged for smokers as a way to accelerate annual declines in the overall smoking rate. [Full Article...]

Strike a pose for International Yoga Day

Strike a pose for International Yoga Day Addressing a large gathering with the British-era Friday building in the backdrop, Mr. Modi said yoga has shown the world the way from "illness to wellness" and enriching lives across the globe. Instead of further animosity, Yoga assimilates. In India , the yoga day was celebrated with much fervour and excitement. "Instead of increasing suffering, yoga heals", he said. [Full Article...]

The Article That Made The Buffett-Dimon-Bezos Health Pick Famous

The Article That Made The Buffett-Dimon-Bezos Health Pick Famous But there are still many questions about what the Amazon-JPMorgan-Berkshire health company will look like or do to achieve its lofty goals (it doesn't even have an official name yet, although it will be based in Boston). In his 2014 book " Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End", Gawande argued against prolonging a poor quality of life for the elderly. It is unclear at this point ho... [Full Article...]

WHO classifies video game addiction a mental health disorder

WHO classifies video game addiction a mental health disorder The new ICD edition also includes chapters on traditional medicine, which never had been classified, as well as a new chapter on sexual health that brings together conditions previously categorized in other ways. It means you're unlikely to claim any disability benefits because you game a lot, because you're all a balanced lot who play games in a healthy way. [Full Article...]

Coalition walks for Sickle Cell Disease

Coalition walks for Sickle Cell Disease He said sickle cell Anaemia is a blood disorder which leads to frequent and severe infections, damages to major organs and episodes of unpredictable pains in the back, chest, abdomen and the extremities. He spoke on the sidelines of the annual public lecture on Sickle Cell Disorder. For more information on how you can get the tag or find resources through the Sickle Cell Foundation, check ... [Full Article...]


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